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The Stained Glass Museum

STAINED GLASS MUSEUM

This unique museum offers an insight into the history and techniques of stained glass. Experience over 800 years of Bristish Stained Glass. You will learn the secrets of this ancient craft and glimpse its role in the unfolding story of British history.

Main Gallery

Our Main Gallery contains displays of stained glass windows ranging over eight centuries in specially illuminated cases. It offers a rare opportunity to view stained glass up close, to compare windows produced at different times, in different styles, and for different settings.

Access

The Museum is located on the upper level of Ely Cathedral in the south triforium, and is accessed by a short spiral staircase. A touch-screen virtual museum visit is available through our interactive display on the ground floor. Please ask at the Cathedral Front Desk to use this and other accessibility facilities or visit our website to learn more about our access arrangements.

Website

Visit www.stainedglassmuseum.com to see works from the collection, events, workshops and further information.

Museum Shop

The Stained Glass Museum shop has a range of gifts, cards and books relating to stained glass and also work by local glass artists.

Friends of the Museum

Friends support the work of the museum in various ways and also enjoy a variety of events and visits to do with stained glass and associated arts in a wider context.

Special Events & Facilities

  • Gallery Guide, Audio tour & DVD
  • School visits
  • Guided tours
  • Lectures & Gallery talks
  • Corporate private viewing
  • Visits and Study weekends
  • Regular stained glass workshops
  • Research facilities including a dedicated library of over 2,000 books
  • Free internet broadband facility

Opening Times

Monday - Saturday
Sunday

10.30am-5.00pm
12.00pm-4.30pm

CLOSED: Good Friday, 25 and 26 December

Last admissions half an hour before closing

Admission Charges

Adults
Concessions
Children under 16

£4.50
£3.50
free

Groups (10+)

Adults
Concessions
Educational Groups

£3.50
£3.00
Please ask for details. Tel 01353 666655

Group Tours available on request. Please download a booking form.

Contact Details

Jasmine Allen - Curator
The Stained Glass Museum
South Triforium
Ely Cathedral
Ely
CB7 4DL

Telephone: 01353 660347 or tel/fax 01353 665025
Email: moc/muesumssalgdeniats//ofni
Website: www.stainedglassmuseum.com

Registered charity number 274776

The Museum Shop

The Museum Shop

The Virgin Mary receiving the Archangel Gabriel's message

The Virgin Mary receiving the Archangel Gabriel's message

An early 15th-century roundel of Reynard the Fox

An early 15th-century roundel of Reynard the Fox

The Ascent of Elijah c.1863

The Ascent of Elijah c.1863